Tag: government

How fluid is our democracy? | Evan Cholerton | TEDxPineCrestSchool

Can our democracy survive the current polarization? In this talk, Evan Cholerton offers some insights about how we can engage in meaningful public discourse to reclaim our democracy. Evan Cholerton is a member of the Pine Crest graduating class of...

/ September 17, 2019

How multicultural is “Asia’s World City”? | Isa Ma | TEDxHKU

Hong Kong is often lauded for its diversity as a multicultural city, but how much of that perception is reality? Isa, a Hui Muslim from mainland China residing in Hong Kong, is here to share that diversity in Hong Kong...

/ September 10, 2019

The Most UNjust System, The Justice System | Cassandra Owei | TEDxYouth@AISCT

There is a system in place to ensure the fair treatment and justice for all citizens. We call it the Justice System, but is it really just? Growing up, it was my dream to become a lawyer in the United...

/ September 3, 2019

Najem zmieni wszystko! | Joanna Erbel | TEDxWarsaw

Jesteśmy u progu zmiany jakościowej w obszarze mieszkalnictwa. Najem instytucjonalny pozwala na zagwarantowanie bezpieczeństwa długoterminowego najmu. Poza tym zarządzanie całym portfelem mieszkań pozwala na optymalizację kosztów, podnoszenie jakości obsługi i amortyzowanie nieregularności w płatności czynszu. Co więcej, posiadanie w portfelu...

/ September 3, 2019

Trabajar juntos sin tener que estar de acuerdo | María Emilia Correa | TEDxMedellin

¿Cómo podemos sentar en una misma mesa a dos actores armados, de espectros políticos opuestos, a discutir cómo construir país? ¿Es posible crear diálogos entre personas que aparentemente no tienen nada en común con el fin de lograr un mejor...

/ August 29, 2019

Did your lawyer mention multi-door dispute resolution system? | Jonathan Rodrigues | TEDxPanaji

33 million cases are pending in the courts of India as of 2019. Justice is being delayed for decades in many instances. What is the solution to this problem? In this talk, Jonathan Rodrigues throws light on a dimension of...

/ August 28, 2019

Transforming public transport system without using public funds | Ashutosh A T Pednekar | TEDxPanaji

Most cities in developing countries like India suffer from a bad public transport system. In this talk IAS officer, Ashutosh A T Pednekar, shares how, as the District Collector of Alwar, Rajasthan, he successfully transformed it's public transport system through...

/ August 28, 2019

Cliven Bundy and a Clash of Convictions on American Public Lands | Betsy Gaines Quammen | TEDxBend

I know that as Americans many of us have deep feelings for our lands--the national parks. monuments and wilderness areas of the west. But what happens when some Americans feel justified to take guns onto out public lands because they...

/ August 27, 2019

How Smart Cities Are Technology for the People, by the People | Rana Sen | TEDxCMU

Disruptive innovation along with rapid urbanization, sustainability imperatives, and enhanced expectations are upending the traditional roles of government, businesses, and constituents. Deloitte’s managing partner Rana Sen re-imagines the way we interact and evolve our cities around several year-long projects of...

/ August 23, 2019

Science and Medicine | Moriah Barnhart | TEDxUSFSP

NOTE FROM TED: Please do not look to this talk for medical advice. This talk only represents the speaker’s personal experiences. While cannabis and CBD are an emerging field of study, their associated health effects remain inconclusive and unsupported by...

/ August 20, 2019

Cartooning as Activism | Aseem Trivedi | TEDxHindujaCollege

Aseem Trivedi is an Indian political cartoonist and activist, known for his anti corruption campaign 'Cartoons Against Corruption'. He is a founder member of Save Your Voice, a movement against internet censorship in India. His website was banned by Mumbai...

/ August 20, 2019

Sleek pay, oblique performance: Angus Taylor’s first government agency, the IPFA

When Angus Taylor was first promoted to the ministry as Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation in February 2016, he drew on his wealth of knowledge of consultancies to set up the little-known IPFA, the Infrastructure and Project Financing...

/ August 8, 2019

Fencegate: lawyer arrested, charged with crimes against humanity for sending too many emails to local council

Have you ever had a fence? Have you ever had a neighbour? When was the last time you were arrested and plonked in a police cell for annoying your local council? If you have tears, prepare to shed them now....

/ August 7, 2019

Propaganda Prescription: how Australia can get its economic mojo back

The Liberal Party, its ideological ally the IPA and Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp have done a remarkable job of pushing the false narrative of superior Liberal economic management. The Labor Party has invited submissions to its 2019 campaign review. Alan...

/ August 3, 2019

The Spirit of Jazz & Democracy | Dominic Fragman | TEDxGreatMills

Jazz and democracy share common aspects of adaptation and improvisation required to address any given moment. Dominic Fragman shares his ideas and performs an improvised percussion piece. Dominic Fragman is a unique and exciting artist. He is a world renown...

/ August 1, 2019

Tailwinds: government denials heighten intrigue over Virgin’s veiled partners

There are Chinese interests behind aviation projects in Tasmania, Western Australia and southern NSW but the intrigue surrounding Virgin’s mega-pilot-school proposal for Tamworth makes it a special case. Anthony Klan reports on the latest twist in the Tamworth saga, the...

/ July 28, 2019

Mayday: two shadowy Chinese corporations behind Virgin’s plan to control Australian airbase

This is the story the Murdoch press buried. Investigative reporter, Anthony Klan, defected from The Australian newspaper after News Corp bosses muzzled his investigations, including this expose into secret Chinese plans to establish a mega-pilot training facility on an Australian...

/ July 25, 2019

Private Health Insurance: time to dump it, says Menadue

Indefensible for public health, indefensible for taxpayers and their $12 billion subsidy. Private Health Insurance is a “wreck”, writes John Menadue. Put the funds into Medicare. STEPHEN DUCKETT of the Grattan Institute has highlighted the growing and serious plight of...

/ July 24, 2019

McKinsey & Co: Libs trounce Labor in consultant spending blow-outs

Analysis of McKinsey & Co contracts administered by Labor and LNP governments over the last 12 years shows cost blow-outs in eight out of 23 Coalition contracts compared with Labor’s two. The Coalition’s superior economic management narrative is taking quite...

/ July 17, 2019

Extinction Crisis: Director of National Parks slammed by audit amid decade funding squeeze

IN APRIL 2017, the Commonwealth Director of National Parks (DNP) translocated eight endangered Norfolk Island green parrots from Norfolk Island to what was hoped would be their new home on Phillip Island. Once endemic to Norfolk Island, by the 1970s...

/ July 13, 2019